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Scientists Create Fully Functional Eggs from Skin Cells

Scientists Create Fully Functional Eggs from Skin Cells

The fertilized “artificial” eggs. (Image: O. Hikabe et ...

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Brain Implant Allows Paralyzed Man to Feel Objects With a Prosthetic Limb

Brain Implant Allows Paralyzed Man to Feel Objects With a Prosthetic Limb

Image: UPMC and University of Pittsburgh Schools of the Health Scie...

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Nobel Prize For Chemistry Awarded to Creators of the World’s Tiniest Machines

Nobel Prize For Chemistry Awarded to Creators of the World’s Tiniest Machines

The “nanocar”—a microscopic vehicle constructed f...

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Voices from the on-demand economy

Voices from the on-demand economy

Over the last year, my colleagues at Institute for the Future's Work...

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Monsanto Just Got Access to the World’s Most Powerful Gene-Editing Tool

Monsanto Just Got Access to the World’s Most Powerful Gene-Editing Tool

Image: Associated Press Agriculture company Monsanto has acquired a...

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1916 ad chides Congress for not investing in pneumatic tubes for first class mail delivery

1916 ad chides Congress for not investing in pneumatic tubes for first class mail delivery

1916 ad chides Congress for not investing in pneumatic tubes for first...

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Designing the future of work

Designing the future of work

Over at Democracy Journal, my Institute for the Future colleagues Ma...

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Scarily prescient 1958 animated interview with Aldous Huxley

Scarily prescient 1958 animated interview with Aldous Huxley

In a 1958 interview, author, philosopher, and futurist Aldous Hux...

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Science Fiction’s Scariest Visions of the Future Right Now

Science Fiction’s Scariest Visions of the Future Right Now

It doesn’t look good for London in Independence Day: Resurgen...

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Monkeys Text at 12 Words a Minute Using Their Thoughts Alone

Monkeys Text at 12 Words a Minute Using Their Thoughts Alone

Image: Futurama Using a brain implant, Stanford researchers have de...

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